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# european-commissioner - Thursday 24 September, 2015

This rural village is about to get some of the fastest broadband in the country

This comes as part of a joint venture between the ESB and Vodafone.

# european-commissioner - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

There's talk of 5G in Europe before some of us even have 3G

The EU announced its plans to bring the 5G spectrum to consumers by 2020, with operators rolling it out in the space of five years.

# european-commissioner - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Never mind water, Big Phil's having a ball in Brussels and here are the pics to prove it

Ireland’s European Commissioner is having a great time if his Twitter account is to be believed.

# european-commissioner - Monday 11 August, 2014

Nobody knows which EU job Phil Hogan is getting... but we know which one he wants

Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes says the decision is a matter for Jean Claude Juncker…

# european-commissioner - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

"Worth considering": Howlin talks up Gilmore's credentials for EU job

The Public Expenditure Minister was asked whether the outgoing Labour leader would make a good Commissioner on his way into Cabinet this morning…

# european-commissioner - Monday 30 June, 2014

We asked these two ministers who they'd like Ireland's next European Commissioner to be*

* But neither of them wanted to answer the question.

# european-commissioner - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

9 questions we're asking ahead of the new political year

Trying to predict what’s going to happen in politics can be a fool’s game. So instead, here are a few questions…

# european-commissioner - Friday 20 September, 2013

Could Education Minister Ruairí Quinn be off to Europe?

The Labour TD was coy when asked about the possibility he could become Ireland’s EU Commissioner next year.

# european-commissioner - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Hogan is going nowhere, but sees "no way back" for Fine Gael rebels

The Minister for Environment says that he is “very happy” to be in the cabinet and is not expecting a call to replace European Commissioner Máire Geoghegan Quinn.

# european-commissioner - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Eurozone finance ministers agree to examine Ireland's loan repayments

The deal has been hailed by finance minister Michael Noonan as having the potential to save Ireland billions of euro.